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Beautiful Macro Photos of Snowflakes as Free Wallpapers

Like many photographers who dabble in macro photography, Alexey Kljatov was interested in seeing a world unseen by the naked eye. At first, he captured flowers and ladybugs not thinking about photographing something else. Then, one day, he saw on the Internet two macro shots of snowflakes and was …

Photography

4 Restorative Poses to Beat Holiday Stress

When you have a to-do list that could rival Santa's, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the holiday season. That's why you need yoga more than ever right now.<p>"You practice yoga to find joy and peace in your life all year long," says Leslie Kazadi, a restorative yoga teacher in Santa Monica, …

Yoga

Meet Garfi, the Angriest Cat in the World

If you thought Grumpy Cat looks permanently displeased with the world, then Garfi the Persian cat must be seething with rage. Thanks to a permanently furrowed brow, this fluffy orange cat (who does bear a resemblance to the iconic Garfield) always looks about ready to sharpen his claws on …

Pets

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

Dessert

23 Photos Taken a Split Second Before Disaster

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WTF Is This Weird Web-Tower Thing? We Asked Around. No One Knows

<i>Update, 1 p.m.: We've added comments from several more experts, below.</i><p>Something in the Peruvian Amazon is making weird, intricate structures that …

10 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Music Practice

Last summer, we published a week-long series called "The Young Person's Guide to Making Music" in collaboration with our colleagues at the radio program <i>From The Top</i>. The idea was to provide guidance and suggestions for parents and kids just starting out in music, with ideas for everything from …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Photography

This Is What An Urban Heat Island Looks Like

Summertime in the city. Ugh, New York City, you sweaty mess.<p>Summer in New York City, bless its big, appley urban heart, can be miserable. The city is basically a floating oven. Urban heat islands, New York among them, are metropolitan areas that--due to fewer trees and more dark, heat-holding …

Predator

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Cooking

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

Art

America's Most Dangerous Football Is in the Pee-Wee Leagues, Not the NFL

The United States of Football reveals the risks of football brain injuries, both among pros and in Pop Warner—where "our worst coaches are coaching the most critical position.”<p>Dr. Ann McKee, chief neuropathologist at Boston University who testified before a House Judiciary committee on football …

Marvel superheroes in film - in pictures

With the upcoming releases of Thor 2, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Captain America 2 there's never been a better time to be a superhero in Hollywood. Here is a history of Marvel at the movies

Puppies and Kittens on Make-Believe Sets Constructed Out of Household Items

This series entitled <i>Life is Adventure</i> is surely to get both cat and dog lovers gushing over the cute photographs. The images depict both little …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Love Stories

Move Over, Robin Thicke. Hugh Jackman Is Saying Something Important About Lines.

Robin Thicke

Haters are gonna hate: Dispositional attitude study confirms it.

Haters really <i>are</i> going to hate. A new study published in the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i> corroborates the hip-hop and Internet truism …

The 20 online talks that could change your life

From TED talks to online seminars, video channels crammed with inspirational and thought-provoking lectures are educating us on everything from town planning and depression to body language, animal morality and dangers of sugar in just a few minutes. Here is our pick of the best, from Amanda Palmer …

Research links children's psychological problems to prolonged screen time

Study by Public Health England backs concerns raised by doctors that lack of exercise leads to unhealthy lifestyles<p>Spending too much time in front of television, DVDs and computer games is taking its toll on children's physical and mental health, according to a government-commissioned report …

Book review: “13 Curses” by Michelle Harrison

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Unlikely: The Impossible and Improbable Objects of Giuseppe Colarusso | Colossal

<p>In this ongoing series titled Unlikely, artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which is either …

9 Things You Can Do to Be Happy in the Next 30 Minutes

Being happier doesn’t have to be a long-term ambition. You can start <i>right now</i>. In the next 30 minutes, tackle as many of the following suggestions as …

Happiness

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